Karnataka high court District judge Recruitment 2024

Organization High Court of Karnataka
Vacancy name District judge contact basis
No of vacancy 14+ posts
Education type LLB
Salary ₹144840-194660.
Official website karnatakajudiciary.kar.nic.in



Eligibility Criteria


Post Education type
 District judge degree in law LLB

Must be practicing as an Advocate in the High Court or in a Subordinate Court on the last date fixed for receipt of applications and must have so practiced for a period not less than SEVEN years as on such date.

Note: Public Prosecutor/Assistant Public Prosecutor/Government Counsel in full time employment of the State having not less than seven years of continuous practice immediately preceding the last date fixed for receipt of online applications are also eligible for appointment

Age limit:


Post Age limit
 District judge 18-45

Selection process:


Post Selection process
 District judge Written exam

(a) PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION: The Preliminary Examination shall be
conducted by way of Objective Type Question Paper with multiple choices of 1½
hours (Ninety minutes) duration consisting of 100 marks. The syllabi for the said
examination shall be the following, namely:-
Part-A – Civil Law.
Part-B – Criminal Law.
Part-C – General Knowledge (Test of reasoning and Mental aptitude).
(b) MAIN EXAMINATION: The Competitive Written Examination for recruitment of
District Judges shall consist of:
(i) Written examination of two papers each of three hours duration with
150 maximum marks for each paper – one in Civil Law and another in
Criminal Law.
(ii) It is compulsory for all candidates to answer at least one of the papers
in English language and in so far as the other paper is concerned, it
shall be optional for the candidates to answer the same either in
English or in Kannada in which event the said paper shall be
answered entirely in the language in which option is exercised.

(i) The viva-voce shall carry maximum 50 marks.
(ii) The candidate’s General knowledge, grasp on principles of law and
suitability for appointment as District Judge shall be tested.

The selection process of High Court of Karnataka District judge 2024 includes Competitive Written followed by admit card and exam date notice release on karnataka high court karnatakajudiciary.kar.nic.in. For detailed syllabus & exam pattern of Karnataka high court District judge available at syllabus section,

Karnataka high court District judge Salary pay scale 2024

Post salary
 District judge ₹144840-194660.

salary in hand will be 2x of basic salary* including allowances High Court of Karnataka gives best (in the market) salary for 2024 District judge Recruitment. Candidates are advised to calculate thoroughly and understand the Karnataka high court basic salary and salary in hand and net salary in hand by 7th CPC Pay Matrix table.


Notification Dates & links

Last modified ,


Vacancy # Notification & Start date Link  & date Exam date &

admit card link

 District judge Notification pdf dated 2023

Start date 19TH OCTOBER, 2023

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Last date




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